07: Dealing With Fights – Lesson Plan
Michael Fracker


Key Thought : Human relations are built on words. Angry words of contention and lies indicate a broken relationship. Gracious words of truth and encouragement indicate a growing relationship. [Lesson Plan Dealing With Fights February 9, 2015] 1. Have a volunteer read Proverbs 17:4-7. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Words, Again

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Read Proverbs 18:1-24. Though different themes are presented here, focus on what it has to say about our words. What important concepts are presented here regarding what we do or do not say? We are again confronted with the reality and power of words; in this case we see how fools use their mouths to … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Be Just!

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True love is not blind. That we cover someone’s mistake through love does not mean that we do not see the sin and do not recognize it as such. Love and justice go together. The Hebrew word for justice, tsedeq, also means love, charity. We cannot have real compassion if we are not just, and … [Click to read more …]

Time With God Heals Hearts

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As I read “Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy” (Prov. 14:10,) I’m reminded of the largest single need in the Adventist community today. This need doesn’t involve personalities or institutions. It doesn’t touch on finances or even theology. It speaks to the absolute foundation of experiencing salvation. Much … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Dealing With Fights


Read for This Week’s Study: Proverbs 17:1-28, 1 Cor 13:5–7, John 8:1–11, Proverbs 18:1-24, Proverbs 19:1-29, Deut. 24:10–22. Memory Text: Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife (Proverbs 17:1, NKJV). Proverbs again denounces the deception of appearances. We may seem to have everything the world offers — wealth, … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Sovereignty of God

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We all dream and make plans, and yet things turn out differently, sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse. The Bible acknowledges the value of human responsibility and freedom. Yet the Bible also affirms God’s control over the course of events (see Prov. 20:24, Prov. 21:31, and Daniel 2:1-49, Dan. 7:1-28). What does Proverbs 16:1 … [Click to read more …]